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September 04
NK tests hydrogen bomb
related link: Mattis warns of total annihilation of North

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, saying the U.S. will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response — a response both effective and overwhelming." Earlier, President Donald Trump threatened to halt all trade with countries doing business with the North, a veiled warning to China, and faulted South Korea for its "talk of appeasement."

posted by Nicholas Kronos at 12:57am
August 27
Harvey causing epic catastrophic flooding in Houston
related link: More Rain Expected

posted by CalGal at 09:19pm
Mayweather Finishes McGregor in Exciting and Competitive Bout
related link: Money Wins Via 10th-Round TKO

posted by Pincher Martin at 06:16am
June 13
Golden State Takes Second Title in Three Years
related link: Kevin Durant is Finals MVP

posted by Pincher Martin at 05:44am
June 10
Cavaliers Roll Over Warriors to Avoid Sweep
related link: Set Playoff Record for Three-Pointers

posted by Pincher Martin at 05:18am
June 08
Older Homo Sapiens found
related link: Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story

“This gives us a completely different picture of the evolution of our species. It goes much further back in time, but also the very process of evolution is different to what we thought,” Hublin told the Guardian. “It looks like our species was already present probably all over Africa by 300,000 years ago."

posted by Nicholas Kronos at 03:44pm
June 05
Curry's Triple-Double leads Warriors to Game 2 Victory
related link: Durant Adds 33 Points In Domination of Cavs

posted by Pincher Martin at 03:50am
June 04
June 02
Golden State Blows Out Cleveland
related link: Durant and Curry combine for 68 points in dismantling of Cavs

posted by Pincher Martin at 05:42am
June 01
Trump punts Paris
related link: US withdraws from Paris accord

"We need all forms of American energy or risk brownouts or blackouts, putting businesses and families at risk for lost jobs and a diminished quality of life"

posted by Nicholas Kronos at 08:51pm
May 29
Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI
related link: Tiger Woods Is Charged in Florida

posted by Pincher Martin at 06:58pm
May 23
At Least Twenty Dead In Manchester Blast
related link: Two Explosions at Ariana Grande Concert

posted by Pincher Martin at 12:54am
May 22
Sometimes the elephant gets you
related link: Elephant crushes big-game hunter

Three elephants stampeded towards the hunters and Mr Botha opened fire with his rifle, prompting a fourth elephant to storm in from the side and lift him up with her trunk.

The Afrikaans news site Netwerk24 reported that another member of the group fired the fatal shot at the elephant and, as the animal collapsed dead, she fell on Mr Botha.

posted by Nicholas Kronos at 03:10pm
May 17
May 16
Killer Whales Wage War on Great White Sharks
related link: Less a Battle Than A Massacre

posted by Pincher Martin at 10:45pm
April 06
April 04
Tar Heels Beats Zags for National Championship
related link: North Carolina Wins Sixth National Title

posted by Pincher Martin at 05:36am
March 29
UK Triggers Brexit
related link: No turning back

In a statement in the Commons, the prime minister said: "Today the government acts on the democratic will of the British people and it acts too on the clear and convincing position of this House."

She added: "The Article 50 process is now under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union.

"This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back."

She said Britain would now make its own decisions and its own laws and "take control of the things that matter most to us - we are going to take this opportunity to build a stronger, fairer Britain, a country that our children and grandchildren are proud to call home".

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